Linking to content using an information centric network

Linking to content using an information centric network

  • CN 106,489,258 B
  • Filed: 06/23/2015
  • Issued: 02/02/2021
  • Est. Priority Date: 07/13/2014
  • Status: Active Grant
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1. A method performed at a computing device of a content owner that controls access to content stored in a data store, the method comprising:

  • receiving a first interest message for an authenticated link object from a link owner, wherein the authenticated link object links to the content stored in the data store;

    transmitting a second interest message for a suggested link object to the link owner based on the first interest message, wherein the suggested link object links to the content stored in the data storage;

    receiving the suggested link object from the link owner, wherein the suggested link object includes a first signature generated by the link owner;

    determining whether the link owner is allowed to link to the content based on the suggested link object; and

    transmitting the authenticated link object to the link owner when the link owner is allowed to link to the content, wherein the authenticated link object includes a name for the content, the first signature, and a second signature generated by the content owner indicating that the content owner has authorized the link owner to link to the content.

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